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24.08.2021

Race against time for young people to get the jab before end of summer holidays

Staffordshire’s health chiefs have urged young people aged 16 and over to get vaccinated before they head back to school, college and university at the end of the summer holiday. With cases in Staffordshire and…

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20.08.2021

16-17 year olds to receive Covid Vaccination before return to school.

Health and Social Care Secretary announces new target to offer first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England by Monday 23 August Walk-in centres now open across the country and thousands…

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19.08.2021

Change of rules for people who are fully vaccinated.

Close contacts of positive Covid-19 cases are strongly encouraged to continuing getting PCR tests, as rules around self-isolation change today (Monday 16). From today, close contacts of positive cases no longer need to isolate, provided…

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19.08.2021

#Wethe15 campaign

  WeThe15 is a global movement, which was founded by a coalition of organisations from sport, human rights, policy, communications, business, arts and entertainment, uniting to change attitudes and create more opportunities for persons with…

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19.08.2021

Together We’re Better Monthly Newsletter.

Recent weeks have the seen the lifting of restrictions across society. We will all have mixed feelings about this and will use our “freedom” in different ways. Congratulations must go to the vaccination programme –…

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09.08.2021

We are recruiting for Healthwatch Staffordshire Advisory Board Chair and Members

Healthwatch Staffordshire Advisory Board Chair Healthwatch Staffordshire is the independent champion for local people’s voices in NHS health care and social care in Staffordshire, and it is delivered by Engaging Communities Solutions CIC (ECS). Healthwatch…

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04.08.2021

New study into COVID-19 vaccine dose interval for pregnant women

Extensive real-world data shows vaccines are safe and highly effective for pregnant women. New government-funded clinical trial investigating best coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine dose interval for pregnant women launched in England Research shows pregnant women more…

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04.08.2021

Pregnant and breastfeeding moms can safely have Covid-19 vaccine.

                You can be vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19) if you’re aged 18 or over and: you’re pregnant or think you might be you’re breastfeeding you’re trying for a…

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02.08.2021

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent COVID-19 Vaccination Programme | Stakeholder Bulletin

Our focus on overcoming vaccine hesitancy and complacency continues, as we work on encouraging people to come forward. This includes those aged 18-29, members of ethnic minority communities and pregnant women, particularly when some in…

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30.07.2021

Closure of home births across Staffordshire

As you will be aware the current demand for NHS services has risen exponential and locally we are working hard across the healthcare system to meet the needs of local people as quickly and as…

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